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G. in proceedings of recent conferences [72, 73J . Introduction 25 A nice example of a successful application of the semi empirical TB treatment is the analysis of cohesive properties of several types of crystalline solids, especially of covalent sp solids and transition metals. In particular, structural trends along the transition metal series were explained [71 , 74J . The TB model has also successfully accounted for structural trends within binary intermetallic compounds and, subsequently, so-called structure maps ordering a vast empirical database of crystal structures have been constructed [3, 75J .